We are a nonprofit organization dedicated to learning for all as we recognize that all great minds don't think alike.
Meet our professional staff of diagnosticians and instructors versed in a wide range of disciplines.
Read stories and testimonials about learners of all ages who found academic and social success at the Stern Center.
Through the generosity of individuals, corporations, and foundations, we can offer financial support.
Join our knowledgeable and experienced staff in learning research-proven strategies in the areas of literacy, social cognition, math, and more.
We partner with districts and individual schools to help build strong systems of support for all learners.
Our talented team of instructors works closely with each individual student, their family and the school/educational team to create a customized learning plan that best suits the student’s needs.
Using research-proven techniques and strategies, our instructors work one-to-one with students to help develop their strengths. We work with a diverse group of students including those with learning disabilities and dyslexia as well as those looking to advance their math or reading skills through enrichment.
“We believe that it is important to respect every individual learner’s pace while simultaneously encouraging and challenging them to exceed their own expectations.”
– Michelle Szabo, Program Manager for Instruction
In addition to our Instructional services, we have experts that can provide support with autism, attentional disorders, as well as speech and language challenges. In some cases, students receive both instruction and communication services.
Students work with knowledgeable and experienced staff for one hour to multiple hours each week; we see students either in our offices or at the student’s school. Our services are available throughout the school year and during the summer for children and teens.
Our myriad programs offer support in:
Specialized services for students in middle and high school
As your local, nonprofit organization, we believe in finding the strategies and techniques to help your child improve his or her SAT score. As of last year, the SAT was revised, which made it a more challenging test for those who have a hard time comprehending text or math problems. Our experts are available to help your child find the strategies that will work for him or her.
Preparing in advance with a Stern Center tutor, will help your teen feel prepared and more comfortable with the SAT, therefore allowing him or her to feel prepared on the day of the test.
Contact us today to get started.
Our tutors provide support in the following subject areas: Math, Language Arts, History, and more
If you are a returning client, we look forward to continuing our relationship with you and your family. To get started, please feel free to download our registration form or complete the contact us form below.
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As an eleven-year old, Sara loved the clarinet and lacrosse, and she felt great about learning and school. This was a big change from Sara’s start in school. In first grade, Sara had difficulty pronouncing words correctly. She also had difficulty learning handwriting. At first, Sara was embarrassed and felt insecure in school. She thought it was her fault she could not learn at the same pace and in the same way as her classmates. Sara’s parents, teacher, and Stern Center staff worked out a plan to help her succeed. Sara’s parents explained that the Stern Center …
Having the opportunity for a coach to watch your lesson and give you feedback based on a student's needs is crucial for professional growth. The O-G course and practicum are invaluable and the effects will last a lifetime for all of us.